James Kenneth Wither

A photograph of Professor James Wither lecturing at a George C. Marshall Center course.
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James Kenneth Wither

National Security Studies

Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary Warfare
  • Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
  • High North (Arctic/Baltic) Security
  • UK Defense and Security Policy
  • Professional Military Education

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Science (Econ), Strategic Studies, University of Wales
  • Master of Business Administration, Open University, UK
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) History and War Studies, University of London
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, University of London

Professor James Wither joined the Marshall Center in August 2000. He is Professor of National Security Studies and academic adviser to High North security programs. He teaches, researches and writes on modern warfare, counter terrorism, and European defense and security policies. 

Prior to joining the Marshall Center, Professor Wither served as a British Army officer, specializing in officers’ education and psychological operations. He also worked as a researcher in 20th Century warfare at the Imperial War Museum in London.

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